Medienforum adds pair of panelists

Panel will also include Schaeferkordt, Kofler

COLOGNE — Herbert Kloiber from shingle Tele Munchen and Ferdinand Kayser of satellite operator SES Astra will be speakers at the 19th Medienforum NRW.

The media confab of state North Rhine Westphalia is scheduled for June 18-20 at its usual Cologne fairgrounds site.

Besides Kloiber and Kayser, the opening panel will include RTL TV managing director Anke Schaeferkordt plus Georg Kofler, CEO of paybox Premiere.

Newcomers to the regular opening round are Monika Piel, recently appointed topper at regional pubcaster WDR, and Parm Sandhu of cabler/pay TV provider Unity Media.

Medienforum will feature further panels with reps from all major German TV industry players on topics such as innovative financing, new forms of broadcasting, programming formats and multimedia channeling.

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